Author: Shabbu

Breakfast/ Dinner

Chilli Porotta

Ingredients: 3 cooked porotta1 medium onion, grind to a paste1 medium tomato, grind to a paste1 tbsp garlic, finely chopped1 tsp ginger, finely chopped2 green chillies, chopped1 sprig curry leaves1 1/2 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder1 tsp coriander powder1 tsp garam masala1 big onion, chopped into cubes1 capsicum, chopped into pieces1 tbsp tomato sauce1 tsp soy […]

Desserts & Sweets

Lotus Biscoff Fudge

Ingredients: 500 gm white chocolate chips400 gm lotus biscoff spread10 lotus biscoff biscuits, chopped Preparation: Spray a square dish and line it with parchment paper overhanging. In a microwave safe bowl, add white chocolate chips and biscoff spread and microwave the mixture in 30-second intervals, stirring well after every 30 seconds, until melted. Once the […]

Desserts & Sweets

Pavlova

Ingredients: 4 large egg whites3/4 cup caster sugar1 tsp vanilla essence1 1/2 tsp vinegar1 1/2 tsp cornflour250 ml / 1 cup whipping cream 2-3 tbsp icing sugarFresh fruits ( I used strawberries, blueberries and kiwifruit) Preparation: Preheat the oven to 130 degree celcius. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and draw a 7-inch circle […]

Veg - Curries & Gravies, Vegetarian

Chilli Baby Corn

Ingredients: 200 gm baby corn1/4 cup plain flour1/4 cup + 1 tsp cornflour1 tsp ginger-garlic paste1/2 tsp chilli powder4 garlic cloves, finely chopped2 green chillies, slit1 tsp ginger, finely chopped2 tbsp spring onion, chopped1 big onion, cubed1/2 capsicum, chopped1/2 tsp chilli powder2 tbsp tomato sauce1 tsp red chilli sauce1/2 tbsp green chilli sauce1 tsp soy […]

Desserts & Sweets

Apple Peda / Apple Shaped Milk Peda

Ingredients: 1 cup milk powder1/2 cup condensed milk4 tbsp warm milk3 tbsp unsalted butter, meltedred food colour ( a pinch / less than a drop mixed with a tsp of water)cloves, for decoration Preparation: In a pan, add milk powder, condensed milk and warm milk and whisk well without any lumps. Now switch on the […]

Chicken, Kerala Dishes, Malabar Recipes, Non Veg

Chakkayum Kozhiyum / Jackfruit With Chicken

Ingredients: 1/2 kg chicken, cleaned400-500 gm pacha chakka / raw jackfruit, cut into pieces1 cup chakkakuru / jackfruit seeds1 1/2-2 tsp kashmiri chilli powder1 1/2 tbsp coriander powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp pepper powder1 tsp ginger-garlic paste2 green chillies, chopped2 sprig curry leavessalt to taste3 shallots, sliced1 1/2 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: In a pressure […]

Drinks, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Summer Specials

Watermelon Cool Drink

Ingredients: 2 cup watermelon, chopped2-3 tbsp sugar1 tsp ginger, choppedwatermelon piecesice cubes, as required2 tsp lemon juice3-4 mint leaves, chopped Preparation: In a blender, add chopped watermelon, sugar, ginger and 1/2 cup chilled water and blend well. Strain it to a bowl/ jug and add lemon juice and chopped mint leaves. In a serving glass, […]

Kerala Dishes, Non Veg, Prawns, Seafood

Peechinga Chemmeen Thoran / Ridge Gourd – Prawns Thoran

Ingredients: 1 peechinga/ ridge gourd, 3/4-1 cup small prawns, cleaned1 small onion, sliced3 garlic cloves, crushed2 green chillies, slit1 sprig curry leaves1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp chilli powder1/2 cup grated coconutsalt to taste1 tsp mustard seeds1 1/2 tbsp oil Preparation: Peel and chop ridge gourd into small pieces. Heat oil in a pan and splutter […]

Non Veg, Prawns, Seafood

Beetroot Prawns / Beetroot Prawn Roast

Ingredients: 1/2 kg prawns, cleaned1 medium beetroot, grated1 big onion, thinly sliced1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste5 green chillies, chopped1 sprig curry leaves1 big tomato, chopped1 1/2 tsp kashmiri chilli powder1/2 tsp pepper powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp garam masala1 tbsp tomato saucesalt to taste2 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped2 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Heat oil in a […]

Desserts & Sweets

Mango Halwa

Ingredients: 1 cup thick mango pulp/ puree1 cup sugar1/2 cup custard powder ( vanilla flavour)2 cups water1/2 tsp cardamom powder1/2 pinch of salt2-3 tbsp cashew nuts, chopped3-4 tbsp ghee Preparation: In a bowl, add custard powder and water and mix well. In a thick bottomed pan, add mango puree, sugar and custard powder mixture and […]

Veg - Gravy Side Dish, Vegetarian

Chilli Gobi / Cauliflower

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup gobi / cauliflower florets1/2 cup plain flour1/4 cup + 1 tsp cornflour1 tsp ginger-garlic paste1/2 tsp chilli powder2 garlic cloves, finely chopped1 green chilli, chopped1 inch ginger, finely chopped3 tbsp spring onion, chopped2 onions, cubed1 capsicum, cubed2 tbsp tomato sauce1 tbsp red chilli sauce1/2 tbsp green chilli sauce1 tbsp soy sauce1/4 […]